Windows NT 3.1 October 1991 beta
|Windows NT October 1991 beta|
The October 1991 CD
The build number for this beta is unknown at current time. This release was for the Fall Comdex of 1991. It was a 'rush job' in that the support for the MIPS had broken in this build. Distribution was said to between 200 and 300 CDs.
The kernel is a pure COFF exe, with NT OS/2 string still present in the kernel. The style of the command prompt is still reminisce of OS/2, while the interface looks like a cross between Windows 3.0 and 3.1 betas.
The configuration files give hints of a text mode interface, and the guimode. Also mentioned is the OS/2 subsystem, POSIX, and MS-DOS, however none of these are included.
Microsoft (R) Microsoft 386 C compiler. Version 6.00.080 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corp 1984-1991. All rights reserved.
Other beta information can be found back here